The promise of a fresh start on RAW has two number one contender matches, another beating of Baron Corbin, an IC Title open challenge, Ziggler and Balor attempting to settle their differences in the ring, and some retribution for Elias.
Seth Rollins takes a stand against Baron Corbin an ends up defending his IC Title in a TLC match less than a week before he has to face Dean Ambrose in another TLC match.
While it did give us more of the same from previous RAWs, there were at least some brighter points on this show compared to last week.
The playoffs start as the four remaining teams from RAW battle to determine who will go on to the semifinals of the Mixed Match Challenge.
RAW was a tough watch this week, saved pretty much only by Seth Rollins’ most recent Intercontinental Title open challenge.
Two teams go home and the bottoms of both brackets face each other for a chance to move on into the playoffs.
Rollins hunts for Ambrose, Natalya looks for revenge against Ruby Riott, Rousey wants to fight, Lucha House Party enjoys an unfair advantage, and more in an average episode of RAW.
The final SmackDown Live before Survivor Series certainly was interesting. It finalized some matches for Sunday while feeling like it changed everything.
The RAW side of Survivor Series is decided on a RAW that wasn’t great until the last few minutes of the show.
The buildup for Survivor Series starts with a RAW that had some good among the average.
Slater and Rhyno face The B-Team and Titus O’Neil takes on Mojo Rawley in a pair of okay matches.
A few very minor surprises didn’t elevate this RAW to much more than average as WWE coasts its way into Crown Jewel this Friday.
Roman Reigns makes a life-altering announcement on a memorable episode of RAW.
The Shield continues to show cracks while some returns give a bit of freshness to a show that otherwise felt mostly like more of the same from RAW.
Shawn Michaels makes a big announcement, The Bella Twins make a statement at the expense of Ronda Rousey, Lashley and Owens trade places, Trish Stratus responds to Alexa Bliss, The Shield might have fractured, and more on a pretty good episode of RAW.
Mahalicia looked to bounce back from a loss by defeating B’n’B, and Ravishing Rusev Day versus Day One Glow was more of a dance competition than a wrestling match on week three of the Mixed Match Challenge Season 2.
Shawn Michaels sends a warning to Kane, The Shield is divided into three separate matches, Ruby Riott attempts to give Ronda Rousey her first loss, Owens and Elias nearly get booed out of the building, and more on an okay episode of RAW.
Team Pawz took on Monster Eclipse and Day One Glow faced Fenomenal Flair in a good start to season two of the Mixed Match Challenge.
Baron Corbin abuses his power by putting himself in a Universal Title match on an episode of RAW that mostly felt like more of the same on the road to Super Show-Down.
The RAW before Hell in a Cell didn’t contain anything particularly remarkable, but it was an alright show overall.